Buddhist Temple Left Empty After Monks Fail Drug Tests

A Buddhist temple in Thailand is even quieter than usual these days after several monks there failed a drug test. 

Agence France-Presse reports that a total of four monks “including an abbot at a temple in Phetchabun province’s Bung Sam Phan district tested positive for methamphetamine on Monday.” 

Boonlert Thintapthai, an official in the central Thailand district, told Agence France-Presse that the “temple is now empty of monks and nearby villagers are concerned they cannot do any merit-making” after the four monks were sent to a drug rehabilitation clinic. 

“Merit-making involves worshippers donating food to monks as a good deed.

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